Sweet Tweets: Design Tweets of the Week #1

Sweet Tweets is a new weekend feature to The Design Cubicle highlighting some of my favorite, and other Twitterer’s design-related links discovered via Twitter throughout the work week.

Week of 5-18-09:

10 Mistakes Logo Designers Can Make When Designing Logos
“There are many mistakes we can make when designing logos for our clients or even ourselves. I have compiled a list of 10 common mistakes I’ve seen in mine and others work. This list is merely my view of a Top Ten.”

26 Must-Have Free Fonts
“26 must-have fonts that are free to download and use in your personal designs.  Make sure to read the license agreement for each font, as some are for personal use only, while others are free to use in commercial work.”

20+ Quality Free Sans Serif Fonts
“I’m following up my post, 20+ Beautiful Serif Fonts, with a list of equally beautiful, equal quality sans serif fonts.”

Better Than A Plain O’ Business Card
“These unique treasures, cards, items etc. get kept, talked about and usually photographed and shared.”

10 Kerning and Tracking Tutorials
“For those who don’t but want to know more about why they should and how to do it, here are ten tutorials on kerning and its cousin, tracking.”

Going Freelance: The Pros & Cons With Top Web Designers
“Let’s take a look at a large group interview with top web designers about the pros and cons of going freelance.”

15 Ways to Rework Your Next Blog Post Title
“Here are a few reflections on getting the titles of blog posts right.”

9 Tips for Brand Building With Web Design
“It doesn’t matter if you’re building a website for a multi-million dollar brand or a personal blog, branding still matters for the reasons outlined above. In the case of a personal blog, branding will help set you apart and make your site memorable.”



Discussion and Comments

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  1. nomad-one says:

    Thanks for maintaining such a hugely beneficial twitter stream, I find your tweets and retweets very useful, you must spend hours online just finding cool stuff to tweet about!

    Would be good to have a look at your feed reader lineup! LOL, beg borrow steal.

  2. Brian says:

    nomad-one,
    Thanks! I’m glad you find the resources I post and repost beneficial. Send me your email and I’ll send you my Google Reader OPML file if you like. ;) Appreciate the comment and the follow on Twitter. Best to you.

  3. Eric Shafer says:

    Thanks for including my 26 must have fonts on this list! :)

  4. have enjoyed your tweets :D thank you brian!

  5. Brian says:

    Catherine,
    Thanks for following on Twitter. Glad you enjoy them.

  6. Le Minxxx says:

    Awesome! This is great…since there are just so many tweets one can follow..

    Looking forward to your future weekly posts ;)

  7. What a great idea thanks for pulling out the goodies for us and sharing!

  8. Jacci says:

    Thanks for including my roundup of kerning/tracking tutorials.

    Nice list of twitterings. I’m putting several on my reading list.

  9. Lenen Meer says:

    Also found a nice Twitter related article published by this Dutch blog:
    http://www.hfdesign.nl/top-10-twitter-backgrounds/

  10. Jess says:

    Some of those fonts are really great! I am picky about what fonts I use on projects, but those have a lot of potential.

  11. Your amazing site is a great source of information.
    I am also still learning how to tweet effectively.
    You have it down to a t… and I will be learning allot from the posts on this site.

  12. Fantastic list of tweets.I like the fonts one as well. Those look really good. driver robot license key

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  14. 3D animation says:

    26 must have fonts… Now that is a good idea.

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About Brian Hoff: Designer, Writer and Speaker

I’m a graphic designer living in Brooklyn, New York who loves creating compelling and useful websites and memorable interactions across the web. When I’m not designing I can be found writing, speaking and occasionally part-time teaching at colleges — all on the subject of design. I started this blog to share my passion and experiences with designers and clients. I'm most active on Twitter; say hello:


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